Officials from states with strong gun restrictions have called for stricter firearm control in places with weaker laws to thwart traffickers.
A judge is being asked to set bond for a Mississippi man who has been tried six times in the same quadruple murder case.
Federal authorities say they have recovered a white van that may be connected to the shootings in Jersey City, New Jersey, that killed four people and are being investigated as domestic terrorism.
The U.S. Naval Academy has appointed an officer to conduct an internal investigation into possible “white power” hand gestures flashed by students before the Army-Navy football game.
Officials say no data was held for ransom and a recovery operation is getting underway in New Orleans after a cyberattack prompted a shutdown of city government computers.
A banker who was credited with saving New York City from financial ruin has died at age 91.
An Associated Press review has found that thousands of Ohio voters were held up or stymied in their efforts to get absentee ballots by mail last year because of a missing or mismatched signature on their ballot application.
Advocates say the 2017 death of a prisoner illustrates how New York’s prison system fails to ensure the safety of inmates who might hurt themselves if left alone in a cell.
Federal authorities say a man has been arrested for illegally possessing a weapon after his number was found in the pocket of one of the perpetrators of last week's shootings at a Jewish market in New Jersey.
Vigils and church services were held in Connecticut to mark the seventh anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting and remember victims of other gun violence.
Phoenix has some of the nation’s fastest-rising rents as people abandon the cold winters in the Midwest or flee high housing costs in California.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a second drug to treat muscular dystrophy, the debilitating disease that causes loss of movement and early death.
Health officials say the death toll from the U.S. outbreak of vaping illnesses has surpassed 50.
The priest who presided over the funeral of Peter Frates says the best way to honor the man who inspired the ice bucket challenge is to imitate him.
California could become the first state to require a portion of new truck sales be zero emission vehicles.
A federal appeals court says Mississippi's ban on abortion at 15 weeks is unconstitutional.
Climate change and decades of lax land management practices have put the U.S. West on a collision course with out-of-control wildfires.
Opponents of the Trump administration's plan to break up the Washington, D.
The United States is abandoning the definition of the foot used to measure big things and replacing it with the so-called international foot.
Voters in Houston are heading to the polls for runoffs in municipal elections, including for mayor.
Beto O'Rourke isn't running for Senate again, and Democrats who have unusually high hopes for Texas in 2020 are facing an unsettled landscape.
The South Dakota Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence of an Alaska man convicted for his part in the torture killing of a 19-year-old man nearly two decades ago.
A judge has sentenced a 32-year-old Minnesota man to 15 years and nine months in prison for using a bow and arrows to attack sheriff's deputies, injuring one.
A shooting in a mall food court has sent suburban Atlanta shoppers fleeing in panic.
Former Gary Mayor Richard Hatcher, who became one of the first black mayors of a big U.S. city when he was elected in 1967, has died.
A Florida city is confirming that hackers seeking to extort money were responsible for crippling its computer systems earlier this week.
The police chief in Vermont's largest city has admitted that he used an anonymous Twitter account to troll a government critic.
A US official says investigators believe the Florida naval base gunman visited New York City, including Rockefeller Center, days before the shooting.
A whistleblower report provided to BuzzFeed News alleges U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has “systematically provided inadequate medical and mental health care” to detained migrants.